climate change

  • August 2, 2010

    Climate change is transforming the lives of people on Viwa Island off the coast of Suva, Fiji, writes Mark Beach. What appears to the outsider to be paradise on earth is an object lesson in how global warming threatens the vulnerable most of all.

  • July 15, 2010

    Pascale Palmer talks to the Secretary of State for energy and climate change Chris Huhne

  • June 10, 2010

    Europe is behaving in a dangerously two-faced way when it comes to protecting the world’s climate, Christian Aid warned today as the UN climate talks in Bonn draw to a close.

  • June 10, 2010

    A major correction to world GDP is inevitable, economist Hannes Kunz told attendees at an international forum in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy on Tuesday.

  • June 9, 2010

    Six months is a long time in international politics. Last December the world (194 countries to be precise) and its media descended on Copenhagen for what was billed as the deal-making opportunity of a generation. But despite the frenzy and an astonishingly high-powered guestlist, the talks ended in qualified failure. Qualified, because it could have been worse - the Copenhagen Accord could have been legally binding - and that would have been a disaster.

  • June 9, 2010

    Outgoing UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer has spoken of the "incredible" work of NGOs and faith-based groups during the recent climate change talks.

  • May 17, 2010

    Britain’s new coalition government “needs to be reminded that there is no economy and there are no jobs on a dead planet”, Christian Ecology Link has declared.

  • May 11, 2010

    As the global climate changes, millions of people will be uprooted by sea-level rise, extreme weather events, droughts and water scarcity, says Annegret Kapp. It is vital to start talking about our moral, legal and practical obligations to them.

  • April 28, 2010

    I take my hat off to the patience of climate ministers from all three major parties and the Green Party.

  • April 23, 2010

    The commitment of prospective Conservative MPs to tackling climate change is under question after only two candidates backed a green package.